Online Data Analytics Degree

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Data Analytics

With more and more companies using big data, IBM projects by 2020 the number of jobs for all data professionals in the United States will increase by 364,000 openings to 2,720,0001 . Explore data analytics and the business environment in Colorado Technical University’s Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration - Data Analytics concentration.

This program explores how data analysis is used to make informed business decisions. It’s designed to help you become familiar with data analytics, communicate data findings and incorporate managerial skills in an organizational environment. This program focuses on how to classify data and how to apply data analysis to organizational decisions relating to opportunities and risks. It is not intended as an information technology or computer science program.

The BSBA in Data Analytics:

  • Has CTU Fast Track exams available, a series of mini modules designed to test your knowledge of key course objectives, offering the opportunity to earn college credit for what you already know
  • Is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Ranked Among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs by U.S. News & World Report for the fourth year in a row2

At CTU, students come first. Our flexible online course schedule helps you to build a class schedule around your schedule. And with grants and scholarships available for those who qualify, a degree from CTU can be both achievable and affordable. Learn more below or fill out the form to speak with an admissions advisor.

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Relevant Institutional/Programmatic Accreditation
CTU is institutionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission www.hlcommission.org
This business degree program at CTU is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

CLASSES START

  • November 12, 2019
  • January 07, 2020
  • February 18, 2020

TOTAL CREDITS

180

PROGRAM AVAILABILITY

  • Online

Online Data Analytics Program Details

  • Program Overview

    Effective July 2, 2019, this program is no longer available for future enrollments at the Colorado Springs and Aurora Campuses.

    The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Data Analytics (BSBA-DA) is a 180-credit hour program that is offered online and at the Colorado campuses. It consists of 66 general education credits, 86 credit hours devoted to the business administration core, and 28 credit hours in the data analytics concentration.

    This program is designed to help students become familiar with data analytics and ways to incorporate managerial skills in an organization as it relates to business strategy and a data mining platform. The content is designed to provide students with the understanding of how data collection occurs and can be used toward informed business decisions. The program focuses on helping students develop knowledge of how to classify data and see how data analysis applies to organizational decisions to predict future opportunities and risks.

     

    The mission of the College of Business and Management is to offer professional market-driven business degrees that build business competencies transferrable to all industries. The College of Business and Management accomplishes this mission by offering curriculum that aligns to industry standards, remains relevant, and builds practical skills applicable to the competitive global business environment.

     

  • Degree Requirements

    Courses: General Education
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    COMS105 Interpersonal Communication 4.5
    or
    COMS201 Technical and Professional Writing 4.5
    or
    COMS203 Speech Communications 4.5
     
    ECON210 Principles of Macroeconomics 4.5
    ECON212 Principles of Microeconomics 4.5
    ENGL104 Introductory Written Communication 4.5
    ENGL105 Professional Written Communications 4.5
     
    GOVT201 American Government and Public Affairs 4.5
    or
    HIST101 Modern American History: 1950 to the 21st Century 4.5
     
    MATH102 Introduction to College Math 4.5
    MATH106 Algebra for Business 4.5
    MATH301 Data Driven Statistics 4.5
    MATH451 Data Driven Decision Making 4.5
     
    PHIL101 Introduction to Ethics 4.5
    or
    HUMN250 World Values and Cultures 4.5
     
    SCI101 Introduction to the Sciences 4.5
    SCI103 Science and Technology- Laboratory Course 1.5
    SCI201 Environmental Science and Sustainability 4.5
    SCI203 Environmental Science and Sustainability - Laboratory Course 1.5
     
    UNIV104 Academic and Career Success 4.5
    or
    HUMNELE Humanities Elective 4.5
    Total Credit Hours: 66
    Courses: Core
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    ACCT201 Accounting I 4
    ACCT202 Accounting II 4
    BADM440 Research Design Methods and Applications 4
    ECON310 Global Managerial Economics 4
    FINC225 Financial Statement Analysis 4
    HRMT215 Management of Human Resources 4
    HRMT440 Managing Organizational Change 4
    IT254 Spreadsheet Applications 4
    MGM255 Management Fundamentals 4
    MGM316 International Business Communications 4
    MGM335 Organizational Behavior Principles 4
    MGM355 International Business Practices 4
    MGM365 The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business 4
    MGMT235 Business Law I 4
    MGMT345 Operations Management 4
    MGMT455 Business Policies and Strategies 4
    MGMT495 Business Capstone 4
    MKTG225 Introduction to Marketing 4
    MPM210 Introduction to Project Management 6
    SCM210 Introduction to Logistics/Supply Chain Management 4
     
    UNIV201 Career Planning and Management 4
    or
    MGMT115 Introductory Business Practices 4
    Total Credit Hours: 86
    Courses: Data Analytics Concentration
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    BADA200 Foundations of Data Management in Information Systems 4
    BADA320 Introduction to Data Analytics for Business 4
    BADA400 Business Analytics and Big Data 4
    BADA430 Data Mining for Results 4
    BHVS320 Analytical Reasoning and Presentation of Data 4
    Select a 300 or 400 level Business or CSIT course from the approved elective option list
    Select a 300 or 400 level Business or CSIT course from the approved elective option list
    Total Credit Hours: 28
    Courses- Elective Options
    Course Title Course Description Credit Hours
    DMKT300 Introduction to Internet-Based Business Strategies 4
    DMKT315 Data Analytics for Digital Marketing 4
    FINC410 Corporate Finance 4
    FINC420 International Finance 4
    HCM330 Healthcare Statistics and Research 4
    IT375 IT Management Strategy 4
    IT416 Business Knowledge Systems 4
    IT476 Quantitative Data Analysis 4
    SCM310 Material and Inventory Management 4

    Total Credit Hours: 180

  • Accreditations and Alignments

    This degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

    This program is designed in alignment with both the American Management Association and Certified Analytics Professional (CAP®).

     

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